The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 19 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.74% 5.05% 7.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.95% 24.59% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £36,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £52,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 61 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.58% 20.54% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 88
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) CCNP
2 17 (89.47%) CheckPoint
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (78.95%) VPN
4 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) VoIP
5 13 (68.42%) WAN
5 13 (68.42%) LAN
5 13 (68.42%) SSL
5 13 (68.42%) Internet
5 13 (68.42%) CCVP
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.79%) CCNA
8 2 (10.53%) OSPF
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.53%) Perl
8 2 (10.53%) CSS
8 2 (10.53%) CCSP
8 2 (10.53%) IPv4
8 2 (10.53%) Brocade
8 2 (10.53%) Juniper
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) SmoothWall
8 2 (10.53%) Junos
8 2 (10.53%) F5
8 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) VPN
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) VoIP
3 13 (68.42%) Internet
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
3 13 (68.42%) SSL
3 13 (68.42%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (10.53%) IPv4
5 2 (10.53%) Junos
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.26%) IPsec
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) SNMP
6 1 (5.26%) VRRP
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) AppScan
1 1 (5.26%) Paros
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 13 (68.42%) Administrator
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Administrator
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Engineer
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 13 (68.42%) Network Administrator
1 13 (68.42%) Network Engineer
1 13 (68.42%) Network Systems Engineer
1 13 (68.42%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security
2 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.26%) Scrum
2 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Security Management
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
2 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Threat Management
2 1 (5.26%) Time Management
2 1 (5.26%) Validation
2 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) CCNP
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCVP
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) CISMP
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (10.53%) SmoothWall
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) HP Fortify
3 1 (5.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Brocade
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Nokia
4 1 (5.26%) VMware